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EFFECTS OF CBD ON ACNE
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EFFECTS OF CBD ON ACNE

The benefits hemp-derived cannabinoids have on skin are not as widely discussed or well known as their many other benefits. Daily, new research is being conducted on the effects of cannabinoids on acne. Acne is a hormonal disorder and therefore should be treated by a dermatologist. However, CBD-based products may also act as a remedy....

THE THERAPEUTIC EFFECTS OF CBD ON ALZHEIMER’S
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THE THERAPEUTIC EFFECTS OF CBD ON ALZHEIMER’S

The Devastating and Increasing Prevalence of Alzheimer’s According to the World Health Organization, there are an estimated 5.2 million people in the U.S. with Alzheimer’s disease and 20 million worldwide. The prevalence of Alzheimer’s disease doubles every five years after the age of 65 and reaches nearly 50% after age 85. Increased life expectancy in...

THE EFFECTS OF CBD ON NEURODEGENERATION
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THE EFFECTS OF CBD ON NEURODEGENERATION

The Much-Needed but Untapped Potential of Cannabinoids Neurodegenerative diseases affect millions of people globally. Multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and Alzheimer’s are among the most widely known. Their effects on patients and their loved ones are devastating. It is widely known that cannabinoids have anti-inflammatory and neuroprotective properties. Because of this, researchers...

STUDIES SHOW CBD COULD HELP WITH ANTIBIOTIC RESISTANCE
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STUDIES SHOW CBD COULD HELP WITH ANTIBIOTIC RESISTANCE

What Is Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria? Antibiotic resistance is a global health threat, and cannabinoids may be a solution. According to the World Health Organization, “Antibiotic resistance is one of the biggest threats to global health, food security, and development today.” Antibiotic-resistant bacteria are a global problem that is growing at an astonishing rate. In the United...

CANNABINOIDS: A SAFE, EFFECTIVE ALTERNATIVE FOR NEUROPATHIC PAIN
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CANNABINOIDS: A SAFE, EFFECTIVE ALTERNATIVE FOR NEUROPATHIC PAIN

Neuropathic pain occurs from damage to nerve fibers or a malfunctioning of the nervous system. Approximately 8% of the U.S. population suffers from this debilitating problem, making it a contributing cause of disability. Uncontrolled neuropathic pain can become unbearable, therefore effective and safe management is paramount to maintaining a good quality of life for those...

The Behind-the-Scenes Heavy Lifting Cannabinoid: CBC
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The Behind-the-Scenes Heavy Lifting Cannabinoid: CBC

What is Cannabichromene (CBC)? CBC is one of the minor phytocannabinoids—with perhaps some major effects—derived from the cannabis plant. Studies carried out on it are limited. But results so far suggest not only that it has a wide array of therapeutic effects, but also that lesser known cannabinoids like CBC are doing some of the...

CBD Oil for ADHD and ADD
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CBD Oil for ADHD and ADD

Attention deficit disorder (ADD) and attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are brain-based syndromes that involve particular brain functions and related behaviors. ADHD includes some degree of hyperactivity/impulsivity as a symptom. According to the Attention Deficit Disorder Association: “These brain operations are collectively referred to as “executive functioning skills” and include important functions such as attention, concentration,...

THE THERAPEUTIC BENEFITS OF CBD
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THE THERAPEUTIC BENEFITS OF CBD

Cannabidiol (CBD): The Omnipresent Cannabinoid In October 2017, the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) announced that it was removing non-intoxicating CBD from its list of 2018 banned substances. Shortly after that, the World Health Organization (WHO) issued a report acknowledging the medical benefits of CBD and that the compound doesn’t have potential for abuse or adverse...

CANNABINOIDS AND OCD
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CANNABINOIDS AND OCD

It has been difficult finding the right treatment for obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). In many cases, physicians make use of antidepressant and anxiety medications. Unfortunately, these medications have lots of side effects. Little wonder then why there is a lot of interest in industrial hemp-derived cannabinoids for the treatment of OCD. According to research, hemp has...